Meals and Nutrition

Babies, toddlers and children need sufficient quality, fresh and nutritious foods to grow and develop normally, in conjunction with physical activity. These early years of their life are crucial in establishing healthy eating behaviours. Anchorage Early Learning provide all meals during their day from Kids Gourment Food, including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, snacks and water.  Kids Gourmet works with Nutritionists, dietitians and consults with national advisory groups the ensure the highest nutritional standards. They have a six week rotational menu so as your child is eating food from all the five food groups, recommended by the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

In the nursery, Anchorage Early Learning encourages and supports breastfeeding we also have the appropriate facilities and equipment for bottle-feed infants. Menus are displayed everyday on our Anchorage Early Learning app, as well as out the front of the service.

Individual needs of all children and families are accommodated when preparing meals. This includes allergies, preferences and cultural and religious restrictions.


Anchorage Early Learning encourages children to


Eat plenty of vegetables, legumes and fruits


Eat plenty of cereals (including breads, rice, pasta and noodles), preferably wholegrain


Eat lean meat, fish, poultry and/or alternatives


Eat yoghurts, cheese and/or alternatives


Choose water as a drink

If there are any questions regarding the menu or approach to nutrition at Anchorage Early Learning please contact us at